In this farewell show, legendary presenter frank elstner interviews a new generation of stars from the worlds of music, film, sports and more. The kray twins terrorised london in the 1950s and 1960s batman star tom hardy chillingly brings ronnie and reggie to life in the first clip from new film legend. Sep 27, 2015 there have been three movies about the kray twins the krays in 1990 the rise of the krays which went straight to dvd in 2015 and legend in 2015 micky fawcett has seen all three films, worked with the krays and has written arguably the most factually accurate version of their story. Tom hardys double take dilutes the story of the kray. The krays band, a streetpunk band from brooklyn, new york disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term this disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title the krays. But a promotional poster for the new film seems to be taking the theme of dodgy doings a little. This article contains possible spoilers frances shea had to refrain herself. Known as the kray twins, reggie and ronnie were had a. The rise of the krays is a 2015 lowbudget film about the kray twins who terrorised london during the 1950s and 1960s. London had never seen anything quite like the brothers kray, the sadistic twins who ran a protection empire and palled around with cafe society. Legend 2015 tom hardy at an event for legend 2015 emily browning and tom hardy in legend 2015. Legend was written by william hjortsberg and directed by ridley scott. New film legend famously focusses on the criminal activities of the london crimeland duo, the krays.
Identical twins and notorious gangsters reggie and ronnie kray elude the authorities in 1960s london while transfixing and terrifying the public. But this is still a gangster film without a doubt, tracking the rise and fall of ronald and reginald kray from bethnal green in the east end of london to ruling londons underground in the 1960s. The krays may look dated now, with its crash zooms and synthheavy score, but it zips through a broader swathe of its subjects lives than this new film in a. The film was written by william hjortsberg, starred tom cruise, mia sara and tim curry, was produced by arnon milchan, directed by ridley scott and released. The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters reggie and ronnie kray, two of the most notorious criminals in british history, and their organised crime empire in the east end of london during the 1960s. The true story of the rise and fall of londons most notorious gangsters, reggie and ron kray. The rise and fall of the kray twins, which deals with their rise and fall, the relationship that bound them together, and follows their gruesome career to imprisonment for life in 1969. Sep 03, 2015 the krays may look dated now, with its crash zooms and synthheavy score, but it zips through a broader swathe of its subjects lives than this new film in a shorter running time, and it at least. For a film made in 1990, the krays is certainly a grisly tale in places, with unflinching depictions of the kind of psychotic violence that the brothers were known for. Performed by major johnson finley as major johnson finley. Its a world inspired by ingredients from lord of the rings, the star wars movies, dungeons and dragons gamesmanship, tales of king arthur and the latest gimmicks from the specialeffects people. Legend is the twentyeighth major release and the eighth soundtrack album by the german band tangerine dream. The niece of reggie kray s wife has expressed her disgust after upcoming movie legend left her feeling mortified.
May 18, 2015 a lowbudget film about the kray twins developed and shot in the east end will go up against a rival blockbuster starring tom hardy. Legend has brilliant characters well performed and cleverly takes male and female swapping them into opposite genders. The kray twins were a large influence on the depiction of the original gangster in american filmography. Sep 09, 2015 new film legend famously focusses on the criminal activities of the london crimeland duo, the krays. Ronald ronnie kray 24 october 1933 17 march 1995 and reginald reggie kray 24 october 1933 1 october 2000, twin brothers, were english criminals, the foremost perpetrators of organised crime in the east end of london during the 1950s and 1960s.
The rise of the krays, which was shown in the sales market of. This factbased movie follows the life of the twin crimelords in londons 60s underworld. In the film, ron is openly gay while reg falls in love with frances shea emily browning. Photos of tom hardy as the kray twins in legend show how. Jan 20, 2016 real madrid legends vs ajax legends 31 all goals 05062016 legends match. Apr 30, 2015 legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the kray twins. Legend is a 2015 biographical crime thriller film written and directed by american director brian helgeland. With tom cruise, mia sara, tim curry, david bennent. With their gang, known as the firm, the krays were involved in murder, armed robbery, arson, protection rackets and assaults. Ronald ronnie kray 24 october 1933 17 march 1995 was an english gangster and the twin to his brother reggie kray. Courtesy of sanctuary records group ltd, a bmg chrysalis company. You could walk into any pub to hear a lie or two about them. The new movie called legend stars tom hardy as notorious criminal twins reginald and ronald kray. Identical twins and notorious gangsters reggie and ronnie kray elude the.
Legend 2015 tom hardy as reggie kray, ron kray imdb. Starring simon cotton, kevin leslie, phil dunster, nicola stapleton, danny midwinter, anita dobson, alan mathis and james weber brown. Watch it, if anything, to see how amazing his costume looks. Reggie was a gangster prince of east end, ronnie kray was a oneman mob. Legend written by brian helgeland universal pictures. Written by gerry goffin as gerald goffin, carole king. It is adapted from john pearsons book the profession of violence.
Legend 1986 directors cut warcraft fandango cash version. Blix, a male goblin is played by alice playton while meg mucklebones is played by robert picardo. Movies based on books, british movies, dramas, crime dramas, gangster movies. Legend 2015 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Recent movies have created sort of a generic fantasy universe of muppets and swamps, strange beasts and evil tyrants, damsels and heroic lads, and ancient prophecies and mythical legends. The film tells the story of the identical twin gangsters reggie and ronnie kray, two of the most notorious criminals in british history, and their organised crime.
The krays is a 1990 british biographical crime drama film directed by peter medak. Legend 1985 tt0089469 set in a timeless mythical forest inhabited by fairies, goblins, unicorns and mortals, this fantastic story follows a mystical forest dweller, chosen by. Real madrid legends vs ajax legends 31 all goals 05062016 legends match. Where the kray twins gangster film legend got it all so. As an entirely studioshot film it is strikingly realistic with excellent lighting that gives convincing daylight scenes. The film was funded by terry brown and david sullivan and was in development before the production team learned of legend, the largerbudgeted studio film scheduled for release the same year.
The film revolves around jack, a pure being who must stop the lord of darkness who plots to cover the world with eternal night. Nov 18, 2015 tom hardy pulled double duty on his latest film, legend, playing celebrity criminals and identical twin brothers, reggie and ronnie kray. As far as biopic goes, other films such as black mass delivers a more in. Active in the 1960s in london, the twins were the foremost perpetrators of organised crime in the east end of london during the 1950s and 1960s. Identical twin gangsters ronald and reginald kray terrorize london during the 1960s.
British professional criminals followed a more genteel tradition until the krays came along in the 1950s and early 1960s. The krays 1990, film biopic starring spandau ballets gary kemp as ronnie and martin kemp as reggie, respectively depicting forties and fifties criminality with verisimilitude. Ronnie and reggie kray hated martin and gary kemps the. A new film about ronnie and reggie kray polishes their brutal myth into a glossy truecrime thriller. The krays peter medak in 1990, the last film to take a look at the twins who ruled londons impoverished east end in the 1960s through extortion and protection. The film seems just right for kids, though what older fans of cruise risky business and scott will make of it is far less clear. Legend official trailer 2 tom hardy krays movie youtube.
Legend is a stylish and cracking movie and i recommend it as a must see. The film stars billie whitelaw, tom bell, gary kemp and his real life younger brother martin kemp, who also both members of the new wave band spandau ballet. The film is based on the lives and crimes of the british gangster twins ronald and reginald kray, often referred to as the krays. A straightforward biopic of the infamous kray twins, a pair of gangsters who ruled londons east end in the 1950s and 1960s. Top 10 movies everyone watches in film school duration. A turbulent past haunts jonas, who recalls his teenage love affair with. The muchhyped gangster film is about to take viewers back to 1960s hackney but what crimes do the film. Legend official trailer 2 in uk cinemas on 9th september 2015 and us cinemas on 2nd october 2015. It was released in 1986 for the north american theatrical version of the film legend.
A young man must stop the lord of darkness from destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves. London in the 1960s, everyone had a story about the krays. Jul 20, 2014 tom hardy takes on the krays in new movie actor tom hardy does a double take as he films a fight scene on the east london set of kray twins movie legend. Legend is a classic crime thriller taking us into the secret history of the 1960s and the extraordinary events that secured the infamy of the kray twins. With gary kemp, martin kemp, billie whitelaw, tom bell. Released april 18th, 1986, legend stars tom cruise, mia sara, tim curry, david bennent the pg movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 29 min, and received a score of 30 out of 100 on metacritic. Lincoln continental rolling the west end night 2 we are low on the rear fender looking up, awash in neon.
Starring tom hardy as both ronnie and reggie kray, the story of the film closely follows reggie in the brothers rise to prominence and his relationship with frances, played by emily browning. Tom hardy is bangon as both ronnie and reggie in a cartoonish but entertaining account of the kray. The first fulllength trailer for kray twins film legend looks every bit as thrilling as the hype surrounding the movie suggested starring tom hardy as ronald and reginald kray, the film follows. Nov 20, 2015 although legend takes some liberties with the truth of the kray twins, thats not to dilute the quality of the film. With their gang, known as the firm, the krays were involved in armed robberies, arson, protection rackets, assaults, and murder. Legend teaser featuring duffy starring tom hardy as. Tom hardys double role dominates clever krays biopic mirror film critic david edwards enjoys a warts and all portrayal of the notorious 60s london gangsters legend, cert 18. I have to say, this movie has the most intimidating looking devil i have ever seen in movies. Tom hardy and tom hardy as reggie and ronnie kray in legend.
Ronnie has a taste for other men including kingsmans taron egerton. Suave, charming and volatile, reggie kray tom hardy and his unstable twin brother ronnie start to leave their mark on the london underworld in the 1960s. Jul 01, 2015 ronnie and reggie kray were not people to get on the wrong side of but martin and gary kemp risked their wrath in 1990 when they portrayed the gangland twins in movie the krays and weve now. In this film, the lord of darkness, played by tim curry, wants to rid the world of all its light. He sends his goblins to find and bring to him the horns of the unicorns, so that there will be eternal night. Zeitzeuginnen ikonen des bildjournalismus 1932 1986.
The film was funded by terry brown and david sullivan and was in development before the production team learned of legend, the largerbudgeted studio film. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. Written and directed by academy award winner brian helgeland, there are key supporting roles from christopher eccleston, tara fitzgerald, chazz. You might have gotten bashed on the head or even, after great provocation, shot dead, but.
Aacetrg torrent for free, hd full movie streaming also available in limetorrents. In the neofuturistic city of lusaka, zambia, four scrappy teen girls join a retired secret agent on a quest to save the world. Legend is a 1985 american dark fantasy adventure film directed by ridley scott and starring tom cruise, mia sara, tim curry, david bennent, alice playten, billy barty, cork hubbert, and annabelle lanyon. But a promotional poster for the new film seems to be taking the theme of dodgy doings a. Jun 25, 2015 legend trailer 1 2015 tom hardy, emily browning crime thriller movie hd official trailer.308 695 463 808 965 1127 257 455 40 400 485 1292 1150 1198 39 1020 1228 1130 526 533 1376 1489 770 518 860 802 477 1325 822 1443 249 492 1436 749